The importance of the Captain Marvel movie to one fan

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By Chandler Banks– Kelly Sue DeConnick is a long time hero of mine. I met her at NYCC this year, and my heart melted when she looked me in the eyes and talked to me about the importance of non-compliance (that’s a big thing in her upcoming series, Bitch Planet). She’s important to me, and her characters are so dear to my heart I wear a Captain Marvel necklace every day.

WHOA: Marvel announces Captain Marvel and Black Panther films and much more

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WHOA — Marvel really did announce a Captain Marvel movie for 2018, and Black Panther for 2017, with Chadwick Boseman (42) joining Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans on stage.

Today’s Marvel presser was roundly liveblogged, and it was apparently a tumultuous event at the Disney owned El Capitan theater. The entire Stage 3 line-up was announced and it goes like this:

Captain Marvel Relaunches with Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez

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Marvel announced several new titles at their Spider-Man panel on Sunday, but the most buzzed-about book is actually a relaunch – Captain Marvel will be getting a new volume next year, with writer Kelly Sue DeConnick remaining onboard but the absolutely fantastic David Lopez being announced as the new artist on the book.

Review: Captain Marvel #11 – Warp Speed

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The relaunch of Captain Marvel, with Carol Danvers in the title role, started off very shakily. The first six-issues told a time-travel story which eventually teased together parts of the character’s origin in a way which wasn’t particularly as entertaining or dynamic as was hoped. Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick had previously proven herself to have […]

The Beat Comic Reviews for 21/11/12

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I’m going to try a review column! Heidi sent me a message (tied to the leg of her errand boy, Piotr) asking if I’d give it a go, so here we all are. Whether you agree with the reviews or think I should take a nice warm handful of gravel and chew on it; please leave your […]

NYCC: A Final Marvel & DC Cover Parade

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The last day of New York Comic-Con was a day of relative peace and tranquillity, unless you were Dan Slott in which case it was a day of  being chased by an angry mob whilst cackling like Machiavelli. It’s the day when people settle down, explore the booths which haven’t sold out, get their final sketches and […]

Marvel Reveal Jonathan Hickman's Avengers Lineup

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By Steve Morris Via that very best of methods: the Dustin Weaver giganti-cover. The covers for issues 1-3 of Jonathan Hickman’s Avengers relaunch have been revealed by Marvel today, establishing that more X-Men have moved over to Cap’s Crew. While there are no surprises about which members of the Avengers movie cast made it into […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Captain Marvel #1

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Marvel’s newly eponymous Captain jumps into a new solo title. But does Carol Danvers soar in the new role… or crash and burn?